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Aesop's Fables: Babrius

Babrius 114 = Perry 349

Μεθύων ἐλαίῳ λύχνος ἐσπέρης ηὔχει
πρὸς τοὺς παρόντας, ὡς Ἑωσφόρου κρείσσων,
ἅπασι φέγγος ἐκπρεπέστατον λάμπει.
ἀνέμου δὲ συρίσαντος εὐθὺς ἐσβέσθη
πνοιῇ ῥαπισθείς. ἐκ δὲ δευτέρης ἅπτων
εἶπέν τις αὐτῷ "φαῖνε, λύχνε, καὶ σίγα·
τῶν ἀστέρων τὸ φέγγος οὐκ ἀποθνῄσκει."

Ben Perry, Babrius and Phaedrus (Loeb). This edition contains the Greek texts of Babrius, with a facing English translation, and an extensive index covering the Greek and Latin fable tradition. This book is an absolute must for anyone interested in the Aesopic fable tradition. Invaluable.